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The Paper Jungle… And How to Navigate Through It!

As a real estate professional, you have to deal with not only your personal and financial files, but also your business files.  Keeping your business files in order could make the difference between having things in order or a chaotic mess that could even lead to legal ramifications.  For both your personal paperwork and your […]

Ask Denise: Referral Thank You System?

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Q:  Denise, I just got a referral from a past client and I feel like smacking myself on the head because I just realized I don’t have a system for thanking my past clients who refer me business. I thank agents who give me referrals. I thank buyers and sellers when they close with a […]

Toss Out That Antiquated Business Plan!

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Agents near and far have been clamoring for a meaty business plan template for 2016. However, my recommendation for 2016 is to keep it short, sweet, and only focus on the action items that are going to bring you business. “But Denise!” they say, “Where do I put my income goals? Where do I put […]

Ask Denise: Advertising Pens?

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Q:  Denise, I just ordered my calendars for my clients and the printer says I can get 1,000 pens for a good price. Do you think this is something I should do? A:  My first question to you is, “Do you have an annual advertising plan?” If so, are pens on that list of needs? […]

Ask Denise: Coaching Programs

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Q:  Denise, I have tried a bunch of coaching programs and nothing seems to have worked for me. Is it the program or is it me? A:  If something you have tried hasn’t worked it is not necessarily you or the program but rather the program may be a poor fit for you. Whatever program […]

Ask Denise: Keeping Up on Filing Paperwork

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Q:  Denise, I went to my local office supply store and created the filing system for my clients and business expenses that you mentioned two weeks ago (Ask Denise: Portable Filing System). But my challenge is making sure I use it and keep it up! This is not natural for me. What do you suggest? […]

Ask Denise: Portable Filing System

Denise Lones

Q: Denise, I am trying to organize my business files – specifically files for clients. I would love a system that is portable for my active clients, as I am sometimes at my real estate office and other times at my home office. What do you suggest? A: Great question! I have found that using […]

Ask Denise: Receipt Scanning and Filing Systems

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Q:  Denise, what do you think about receipt scanning and filing systems? A:  I think this is a great idea if you plan to keep up with it each month. If not, then you will have some receipts scanned, some not, and organization of these can be a challenge. Furthermore, if you scan receipts you […]

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